New York General Business Law Section 275 - Definitions.

275. Definitions. As used in this article:

(a) "Name, mark or device" means any word, name, symbol, picture, design or any combination thereof, produced upon, and used by a person to indicate ownership of vessels, receptacles or utensils.

(b) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, union or other organization.

(c) "Produced upon" means branded, stamped, stenciled, engraved, etched, blown, embossed, impressed, or otherwise permanently placed upon any vessel, receptacle or utensil.

(d) "Vessels, receptacles and utensils" include all packages and containers and accessories used in selling or distributing any natural or processed product, compound, mixture, or substance, or any combination thereof, and designed and intended for re-use by the person filing hereunder in the normal course of trade, and includes, but is not limited to, bottles, jars, milk or cream dispensers, siphons or siphon heads, kegs, pails, cans and closures therefor, boxes, cases, crates, freezers, tubs, refrigeration boxes, blocks, moulds, trays, pans and tanks.

(e) For purposes of this article, a name, mark or device is "used in this state" when it is produced upon the vessels, receptacles or utensils and the vessels, receptacles or utensils are placed in the channels of trade.

(f) The use of the singular and plural shall be inclusive each of the other to carry out the intent and purpose of this article.

Last modified: February 3, 2019